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And the ayes and noes having been called for, Those who voted in the affirmative rere, Messrs. Brown, Burneti, Cruson. Earll, Jones, MaGone, Mooers, Parker, Phelps and Thomas-10.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Barstow, Billings, Brawles, Clapp. Crawford, Cros. well, Dennis, Fisher, Graves, Hoard, Jackson, Morrow, Pole, Sheldon, Wooster and Darling, (Speaker,)- 16.

Mr. Mooers moved further to amend the motion by adding the following thereto;

"If in the opinion of the committee the Legislative As. sembly have a right to repeal the same;"'

Which was disagreed to.

Mr. Hoard moved further to ansend the motion by adding thereto the following:

“That the said committee be instructed to introduce a bill directing the Attorney General to institute legal proceedings against the Wisconsin Marine and Fire Insurance Company;"

Which was decided in the negative.
And the ayes and noes having been called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Burne:t, Crawford, Croswell, Earll, Graves, Hoard, MaGone, Mooers, Parker and Thomas-10.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Barstow, Billings, Brawley, Brown, Clapp, Cruson, Dennis, Fisher, Jackson, Jones, Morrow, Phelps, Pole, Shel. don, Wooster and Darling, (Speaker,)—16.

The questi n then recurred on the motion of Mr. Jackson, as amended;

And having been put,
It pas ed in the affirmative.
And the ayes and noes having been called for,

Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Barstow, Billings, Erawley, Brown, Clapp, Cros. well, Dennis, Earll, Fisher, Graves, Jackson, Morrow, Parker, Phelps, Pole, Sheldon, Thomas, Wooster and Darling, (Speaker,l.-19.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Burnett, Crawford, Cruson, Hoard, Jones, MaGone and Mooers,—7.

On motion of Mr. Dennis, The House adjourned.

'Thursday, January 15, 1816.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Spaulding.
The journal was read and corrected.
Petitions were presented and referred as follows, viz:

By Mr. Fisher. The petition of Champion Pelton and others, inhabitants of Crawford county, praying for a law submitting the question of license or no license to sell intoxicating liquors, to the electors of the different towns and precincts in the Territory ;

Which was referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MaGone. The petition of Elisha B. Strong and others, praying for an act incorporating a Marine and Fire Insurance Company;

Which was referred to the committee on Corporations.

By Mr. Jones. Five remonstrances from the towns of Beloit and Clinton, in Rock county, against a division of said towns;

Which were referred to the committee on Corporations, .

By Mr. Dennis. The petition of S. H. Haines and other inhabitants of township No. 9, range No. 13, Dodge county, praying to be organized into a town by the name of Portland;

Which was, on motion of Mr. Dennis, laid on the table..

By Mr. Phelps. The petition of Arnold Browning and other inhabitants of Dane and Green counties, praying for the

establishment of a territorial road from Exeter in Green county to Fort Winnebago;

Which was referred to the committee on Roads.

Mr. Brawley gave notice that he would, on to-morrow, orsome subsequent day, ask leave to introduce a bill to divorce William Lawrence from his wife Clarissa Lawrence.. .

* Mr. Cruson from the committee on Engrossed Bills reported as correctly engrossed the following, to wit :

No. 6, (H. of H.) "A bill to amend an act entitled 'an act concerning replevin ;'” · No. 9, (H. of R.) “A bill to change the form of govern. ment in the county of Dodge, and for other purposes.".

The message from the council was taken up, and the following entiiled bills were read the first and second times, to wit:

No. 4, (C.) . A bill to define the time when liens on real estate shall take effect;"

No. 6, (C.) “ A bill relating to the purchase and redemption of real estate sold on execution ;''

No. 12, (C.) “A bill to provide for the payment of certain claims against the Territory;''

No. 17, (C.) “A bill to provide means for the payment of the interest on certain liquidated territorial bonds therein named ;"

No. 18, (C.) “ A bill to provide for the payment of M. M. Jackson's account for services as Attorney General.”

No. 9, (H. of R.) “A bill to change the form of govern. ment in the county of Dodge, and for other purposes,"'

Was taken up and read the third time, when Mr. Dennis asked and obtained the unanimous consent of the House to make the following amendments, viz :

That in the 5th section of said bill, the name of the town mentioned therein be changed from Montgomery to Portland. Also in the 15th section the name of the town mentioned therein, be changed from Burnett to Fairfield. Also in the

17th section ihe name of the town therein mentioned, be .changed to Burnett.

Mr. MaGone asked and obtained the unanimous consent of the House to change the name of the town mentioned in the 12th section, from MaGone to Hustis' Ford.

The bill was then passed and the title thereof agreed to.

The following entitled bills were read the third time, pass. ed, and the titles thereof agreed to, viz:

No.6, (H. of R.) “A bill to amend an act entitled "an act concerning replevin,'” and

No. 10, (C.).“ A bill for the relief of Benton & Garfield.” Mr. Phelps, from the committee on Enrollment, reported

No. 8, (H. of R.) “A bill for the establishment of a terri. torial road from Burlington, in Racine county, to Delavan, in Walworth county,"

As correctly enrolled.
The said bill was signed by the Speaker.
Mr. MaGone moved to take up

No. 12, (H. of R.) " A bill to incorporate the city of Mil. waukee;"

Which was agreed to, when Mr, Parker moved that the said bill be referred to a select committee consisting of the members from Milwaukee county;

Which was decided in the affirmative.
And a division having been called for,
There were ayes 13—noes 4.

A message from the Governor by Geo. P, Delaplaine, Esq. his Private Secretary:

“Mr. Speaker-The G vernor did, on the 14th inst. ap.. prove, sign and deposite in the office of the Secretary of the Territory, • Resolution relative to a light house at Sauk Harbor ;'. . Memorial to Congress relative to the canal lands;' and

• Memorial to Congress relative to the even sections on the canal reserve ;'”

On motion of Mr. MaGone, The House resolved itself into committee of the whole on the general file of bills; Mr. Phelps in the chair. The committee rose and reported

No. 10, (H. of R.) “A bill giving further time to appeal from the decisions of judges of probate ;"?

No. 15, (H. of R.) “A bill to abolish the office of county collector;"

No. 16, (H. of R.) “ A bill to amend an act entitled an act to amend an act of the Revised Statutes entitled . an act concerning the writ of attachment,' approved February 15th, 1842;"

No. 20, (H. of R.) “A bill to repeal the fourth section of an act entitled “an act to amend an act entitled 'an act for assessing and collecting county revenue,"' approved February 19th, 1841 ;"

No. 12, (C.) “A bill to provide for the payment of certain claims against the Territory;"

No. 18, (C.) “ A bill to provide for the payment of M. M. Jackson's account for services as Attorney General ;"

Without amendment, and

No. 4, (C.) “A bill to define the time when liens on real estate shall take effect ;

No. 6, (C.) “A bill relating to the purchase and redemp. tion of real estate sold on execution;"

No. 17. (C.) "A bill to provide the means for the payment of the interest on certain liquidated territorial bonds therein named,"

With amendments to each.

Also, a resolution of this House, instructing the committee on the militia to inquire into the expediency of allowing the Adjutant General a yearly salary;

Without amendments;

And also reported progress on the general file of bills, and asked leave to sit again thereon. Leave was granted.

The amendments to Nos. 4, 6 and 17, (C.) were concurred in, and Nos. 6, 12 and 18 (C.) were ordered to a third reading, and Nos. 10, 15, 16 and 20 (H. of R.) were ordered to be engrossed for a third reading.

On mo:ion of Mr. Burneit,
No. 4. (C.) was laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Dennis,
No. 17, (C.) was laid on the table.

Mr. MaGone moved that the resolution instructing the committee on the militia be laid on the table;

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